Originally Posted by runsvold
There is a short drive chain to transfer power from the crankshaft engagement shaft to the winch so the winch still sits centered on the bumper. No offset is required. As I recall there was a flange that rides on a keyed shaft and slides into the crankshaft flange to engage the power. The shaft is supported on one end in a bearing that is free to swivel slightly to allow for any misalignment.
Might try some of the other websites such as ecj5.com or the 2a site. If nothing else, you can go the more conventional route.....